Official Facebook page, Twitter feed keeping Penn Staters connected

University Park, Pa. — Penn Staters around the world can join the fast-growing online community staying connected to the University and fellow Nittany Lions as fans of the official Penn State page on Facebook and followers of the official University Twitter feed.

The University's official page on Facebook, at www.facebook.com/pennstate, is a hub of daily activity, featuring photos, videos, contests, news, trivia and answers to fan questions, along with discussions among fans and Penn State staff. With more than 93,000 fans as of early March, the page, launched in June 2009, is set to become just the fourth official college or university page to top 100,000 fans, according to statistics compiled by varsityoutreach.com.

More than 6,000 people are already following the Penn State Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/pennstatelive. The feed provides the top news of the day from the University to keep Penn Staters connected in fewer than 140 characters.

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Last Updated November 18, 2010